kord

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See also: Kord and körd

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English cord, from Old French corde, from Latin chorda, from Ancient Greek χορδή (khordḗ, string of gut, the string of a lyre).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kord

Noun[edit]

kord

  1. a long, thin, flexible length of twisted yarns (strands) of fiber
  2. an electrical cord

Czech[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Hungarian kard, originally from Middle Persian [script needed] (kārd, knife).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

kord m inan

  1. smallsword
  2. (fencing) épée
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Old French corde (rope).

Noun[edit]

kord m inan

  1. cord (woven fabric used especially in tyres)
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Machek, Václav (1968) Etymologický slovník jazyka českého [Etymological Dictionary of the Czech Language], 2nd edition, Prague: Academia
  2. ^ "kord" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kërta, borrowed from a Baltic language, compare Old Prussian kērdā and Lithuanian kartas. Cognate with Finnish kerta and Votic kõrtõ.

Noun[edit]

kord (genitive korra, partitive korda)

  1. time, occasion
  2. order, regime, system

Declension[edit]

Declension of kord (ÕS type 22i/külm, d-r gradation)
singular plural
nominative kord korrad
accusative nom.
gen. korra
genitive kordade
partitive korda kordi
kordasid
illative korda
korrasse
kordadesse
korrisse
inessive korras kordades
korris
elative korrast kordadest
korrist
allative korrale kordadele
korrile
adessive korral kordadel
korril
ablative korralt kordadelt
korrilt
translative korraks kordadeks
korriks
terminative korrani kordadeni
essive korrana kordadena
abessive korrata kordadeta
comitative korraga kordadega

Adverb[edit]

kord (not comparable)

  1. once, once upon a time, someday
    Sellest poisist tuleb kord üks kuulus mees.
    That boy will someday grow up to be a famous man.
    Elasid kord eit ja taat.
    Once upon a time there lived an old woman and old man.
  2. (emphatic) finally, at last
    Jäta mind juba kord rahule!
    Leave me alone, will you!

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kord (usually uncountable, plural kordok)

  1. corduroy
    Synonym: kordbársony

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kord kordok
accusative kordot kordokat
dative kordnak kordoknak
instrumental korddal kordokkal
causal-final kordért kordokért
translative korddá kordokká
terminative kordig kordokig
essive-formal kordként kordokként
essive-modal
inessive kordban kordokban
superessive kordon kordokon
adessive kordnál kordoknál
illative kordba kordokba
sublative kordra kordokra
allative kordhoz kordokhoz
elative kordból kordokból
delative kordról kordokról
ablative kordtól kordoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
kordé kordoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
kordéi kordokéi
Possessive forms of kord
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kordom kordjaim
2nd person sing. kordod kordjaid
3rd person sing. kordja kordjai
1st person plural kordunk kordjaink
2nd person plural kordotok kordjaitok
3rd person plural kordjuk kordjaik

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words

Related terms[edit]

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Hungarian kard, from Persianکارد⁩, from Middle Persian.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔrt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔrt
  • Syllabification: kord
  • Homophone: kort

Noun[edit]

kord m inan

  1. cutlass (a short sword with a curved blade)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kord in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kord in Polish dictionaries at PWN